Friday, January 23, 2015

ONION PRATHA

A simple quick breakfast or dinner recipe (depends on side curry). This is an all time favroutire with so many curry combinations that it is difficult to mention all here. Some examples:
  • With Curd and pickle
  • With channa urad makhni daal
  • With hot masala chai
  • with green coriander chutney
                                               
                                   

INGREDIENT :
  • Finely chopped onion - 2 medium size
  • green chili - to taste chopped
  • coriander leaves - chopped 
  • cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • salt - to taste 
  • garam masala - 1/4 tsp 
  • butter or ghee - 2 tbsp
  • wheat flour - 1 cup 
Note : There are three ways to make stuffed paratha.
1)  Fill the stuffing into the paratha while making the round ball.
2) Another way is make 2 really thin breads. Take one and spread stuffing masala evenly on it put the other one on top of it and seal by gently pressing on the sides.
3) Mix entire stuffing masal with the dough by kneading it. Make paratha as you make normal plain paratha.
METHOD:
  • Take a bowl add the onion, cumin powder, green chili, gram masala, coriander powder  and  mix it well.
  • now take wheat flour add salt in to it and make a soft dough.
  • divide the dough in to equal portions and stuff the onion mixture. Seal the mixture making a round boll.  Using rolling pin roll it in to medium round thick paratha .
  • now heat the tawa and shallow fry each paratha using butter or ghee and cook on both sides till the paratha is golden brown in color
  • paratha is ready to serve with curd, raita and pickle.